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Kung Hei Fat Choi! The Chinese New Year is the most important holiday in Chinese culture, celebrated with traditional decorations, family reunions, fireworks and, of course, delicious feasts.
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The PM helped Toronto's Chinese-Canadian community celebrate the Lunar New Year.
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Should we choose to embrace our traditions, or let them fade? I choose to embrace them because I want that left side of the dash to remain part of who I am, and as I continue on each year commemorating these events, I want to be celebrating them whole-heartedly and meaningfully.
NOTE: This article first appeared in 2015. In 2017, Chinese New Year will be celebrated on Jan. 28. It will be the year of the Fire Rooster. Happy eating. As the Chinese New Year celebrations kick off...
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I didn't grow up in Chinatown. Neither did my mother and father. My ancestors didn't come to North America to pan for gold or build the railroad. No one in my family paid a head tax. Chinatown was just a place we visited every weekend to stock up on supplies. Even still, this neighbourhood, this community, this place we call "Chinatown" has become very near and dear to my heart.
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